English in a Castle

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Program Description

This is a unique course for students aged 12-15 (or 10+ for groups) that provides an experience of British life in an lovely seaside town and the opportunity to learn English in an exceptional environment: Whitstable Castle.

ILH has successfully taught foreign languages for over 30 years, tailoring their courses specifically for the specific students' requirements and choosing teachers known for their enthusiasm and expertise.

ILH are particularly well known for their teaching method of students staying in the teacher’s home, thereby completely immersing the student in the foreign language – one of the best and most efficient ways of learning a foreign language. Since it started in the 1980′s, ILH has developed into the largest and most professional language home-stay organisations in the world.


Whitstable is a very popular seaside town located in the county of Kent, on the South East coast of England. This town has a long fishing history and is particularly famous for its oysters, which have at least been collected since Roman times. The town is attracts people from all around due to its vibrant festivals, restaurants and boutique shops. Whitstable Castle and gardens have been home to local merchants since the 1780′s, and have remained a landmark attraction throughout its long and interesting history.

This programme is available all year round for individuals or groups for stays of any duration.

What`s Included

This is a unique course for students aged 12-15 (or 10+ for groups)
Full Board Home Stay Accommodation is provided (students are placed in pairs)
The opportunity to study in Whitsable Castle set in beautiful grounds
Students will develop integrated language skills with a focus on local heritage and culture
Excursions and activities occur each week day
There exist optional workshops in dance, drama and art
Full day trip to London
Transfer on arrival and departure (London airports, Kent ports and Eurostar stations)
End of course certificate of Achievement

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Whitstable, United Kingdom

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Program Details

Leo Languages
  • United Kingdom: Whitstable
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months, Customizable
School Term:
Summer, Throughout the year
European, WorldWide
Price for individuals: £700 for the first week, £650 for any additional weeks. Price for Groups: £500 for the first week, £450 for any additional weeks £250 per week for an additional group leader (one free with 12 students)

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